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Intern Commits Suicide due to Pressure

Hong Ju You June 17, 2013

  An intern at a financial institution in Korea committed suicide. The 29-year-old man became an intern at a medium-sized brokerage firm last year after graduating from a private university in Seoul with a degree in business. When he first got the position, he believed his goal of becoming a full-time employee in the brokerage… Continue Reading »


Cheonan’s Concern for Temporary Worker Youth Rights

May Cho July 25, 2012

Each year, when summer comes and schools close for the holidays, many students take the opportunity to  seek out part-time jobs. But oftentimes, things do not go as planned and they end up working under unfair job conditions. But this summer,  the Chungnam Temporary Workers Support Center  (CTWSC) has decided to actively start promoting and… Continue Reading »

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